Bobby Hillman sends us these shot of the spectacular ice formation on the Evanston Lake Michigan shoreline. Thanks Bobby!
Cooling nuclear towers at Byron formed frigid arctic plumes earlier this week creating a very interesting view. Thanks Anna Myers for sharing such a great picture!
Cari Williams sends us a picture from St. John, Indiana of the massive snow drifts behind her house. Woah! Thanks Cari!
Beth Tousey took this picture of the vast amount of icicles from Schultes Precision Manufacturing in Buffalo Grove. These icicles sure make for a pretty scene with all this cold weather around. Thanks Beth for sharing!
Although a burst water pipe is always bad news, Giovanna Zozzaro shares with us a beautiful picture her boyfriend captured of a burst pipe and the beautiful icicles it formed. Thanks Giovanna!
Belinda Kaye says her children insisted she send us this photo of this monster icicles hanging from their school at Winthrop Harbor, IL. They sure are massive but they will be crashing down during this weekends warmth. Better watch out everyone!
Ice crystals formed on the roof and covered this bell as a result of condensation from air blowing out a dryer vent from Mark Spychala’s home in Glen Ellyn. Thanks Mark!
We’re almost there as temperatures inch toward the zero mark this afternoon. Readings should climb into positive territory this afternoon.
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Sun dogs also known as a mock sun or parahelion were visible across the Chicago area today as the sun’s rays were refracted through ice crystals. The Chicago weather center received numerous pictures and we are posting a few.
Photo by Peter Wilkinson in Yorkville
Photo by Tim Hall Minooka
Photo by Zach Weber in Plainfield